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August 12, 2015 
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The M&A Source is busy, busy, busy! There are several exciting and informative events coming up, including: 


Certified M&A Professional Program

September 28 - October 2, 2015

Kennesaw, Georgia


Fall Conference & Dealmakers Expo

November 9-12, 2015

Albuquerque, New Mexico


NEW! Presentation Skills for M&A Professionals

February 19-21, 2016

Kennesaw, Georgia

ColesCertified M&A Professional Program   

The Coles College of Business, a partner of The M&A Source, is offering another 5-day 
Certified M&A Professional program  September 28 - October 2, 2015.  Participants who attend the program earn a Certified M&A Professional certificate and can jump-start the educational requirements for the M&A Master Intermediary certification (M&AMI).  More information about the 5-day program is available  here .

Conference 2015 Fall Conference & Dealmakers Expo

We hope to see everyone in Albuquerque, New Mexico for our Fall Conference November 9-12, 2015
.  Get ready for another great conference! We will be offering  six educational courses  in Albuquerque, so there will be something for everyone. The workshop schedule is set and filled with topical, exciting panels - including "Private Equity War Stories" and "Tax Challenges and Solutions/New Issues on the Landscape." 

Check out the full conference schedule here and start planning your trip today! Registration opens soon!

Keep an eye out for our conference hashtag - #MASinABQ, and be sure to use it as well in any of your own social media postings about this great event!

Presentation Skills for M&A Professionals Course

This engaging three-day program, offered February 19-21, 2016, will enhance your personal presentation skills. Topics covered include how to:
  • Plan, design and write a program/presentation
  • Determine realistic timing so that everything is covered to the level desired in the time available
  • Set the desired group environment and maintain control
  • Use presentation methods other than lecture
  • Design and professionally use visual aids and Power Point tips
  • Develop effective personal delivery skills
  • Develop effective group facilitation skills and the proper use of questions
  • Overcome nervousness/butterflies associated with speaking in front of a live audience or a video camera
  • Actively engage and hold your audience's attention
  • Use humor in presentations and training
  • Create a checklist and tips for M&A Source conference presentations
  • Organize and prepare panelists and successfully moderate panel discussions
Review the details and register here
Let's Get Digital, Digital!
The M&A Source is going digital - let us hear your laptop talk!

Don't worry, we haven't channeled Olivia Newton-John, but all of us at M&A Source Headquarters are excited that we now have two online courses! Check out all of the current and future online courses here
Webinars Offered by The M&A Source 
The M&A Source hosts one-hour educational webinars on a variety of topics pertaining to the middle-market, including financial and tax issues, ways to improve your M&A practice, legality and more! These webinars are provided at no cost. Recordings of the monthly webinars are also archived and available for download at any time exclusively to M&A Source members. Join today!

Click the title(s) below to learn more about the topic and to register. Please note, webinars are limited to the first 100 people who log in. Registration does not guarantee your spot.

Webinars typically start at 12:00 PM Eastern (New York Time) and last for one hour. 

To learn more about upcoming webinars, please visit our website.
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About Us
The M&A Source is organized and operated to promote members' professional development to better serve their clients' needs, and to maximize public awareness of services performed by intermediaries and ancillary advisors who facilitate solutions available for lower middle market merger and acquisition transactions.

The M&A Source was established in 1992 to address the challenges faced by merger and acquisition professionals. This international organization currently has more than 300 M&A dealmakers including intermediaries, investment bankers, attorneys, accountants, financial planners and others involved in the M&A process.